Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihar Vajpayee is the former Prime Minister of India and was elected to the position twice in 1996 and 1999. A member of the Bhartiya Janta Party, Vajpayee is also known for his great oratory skills. Apart from being a politician, he has is also an acclaimed writer who has written various poems. Vajpayee had joined the Quit India Movement in 1942 as a student leader. He was awarded India's highest civilian honor Bharat Ratna in 2015 on his birthday. His birthday, 25 December, was also declared as the Good Governance Day by Narendra Modi government. Vajpayee was also a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and worked as a journalist for a short period before he joined BJP. He was the first non-congress political leader who became the Prime Minister of India. He went to jail during the JP Narayan movement when emergency was declared by Indira Gandhi government.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Exhibition at Nehru Memorial: Pose for photo with Atal Bihari Vajpayee, see PV Narasimha Rao deliver speech

The exhibition was inaugurated to coincide with ‘Good Governance Day’ to mark Vajpayee’s birthday.

VP Venkaiah Naidu, PM Modi, Amit Shah greet Atal Bihari Vajpayee as he turns 93

Several union ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Arun Jaitley, Smriti Irani and Nirmala Sitharaman, also greeted Vajpayee. The prime minister also payed tributes to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary.

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Here’s why Bharat Ratna was trending today (there’s a Atal Bihari Vajpayee and C Rajagopalachari connection)

In case you looked up at Twitter trends this morning wondered why Bharat Ratna was trending in India, here’s a possible reason for that.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s biopic Yugpurush Atal announced on his 93rd birthday

A biopic on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has been announced. The movie has been titled Yugpurush Atal. The said film will be written by Basant Kumar and directed by Mayank P. Srivastava.

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Nitish Kumar greets former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 93rd birthday

In his greetings, Kumar said that “I wish a long, healthy and illustrious (Tejaswi) life to Vajpayee jee on his birthday.”

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee turns 93, PM Modi hails his ‘visionary leadership’

President Ramnath Kovind also joined PM Modi in wishing Vajpayee. “Birthday wishes to our much-loved and respected former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” he tweeted.

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Neetu Chandra to recite former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poems in honour of his birthday

Neetu Chandra has been invited to recite former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poems in honour of his 93rd birthday. It is the former political leader’s birthday today.

Social media profile lands man in jail in 17-year-old case

As many as 93 prisoners to be set free in Uttar Pradesh on AB Vajpayee’s birthday

These 93 convicts, who are going to be freed, are lodged in different jails of Uttar Pradesh and their names were chosen from a list of prisoners who have completed their tenure in jail.

Vijay Goel shares throwback photo with Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The BJP leader was inducted into the Narendra Modi-led cabinet in 2016 where he was given the independent charge of sports and youth affairs. Recently, he was given MoS charge of parliamentary affairs.

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July 18, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Nepal’s proposal

Vajpayee had promised the leaders in Kathmandu that India would consider the proposal with an open mind

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July 17, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Vajpayee in Nepal

A joint statement said Vajpayee had reiterated the priority given by the new government to having beneficial bilateral relations with all of India’s neighbours “and more particularly with Nepal with whom there are ties in tradition, culture, religion, history trade and commerce.”

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, not Congress, set the ball rolling on GST: Arun Jaitley

The Vajpayee government constituted a task force which in 2003 submitted a report saying central and state levies should be merged or unified into a Goods and Services Tax (GST), he said at a public rally on the new tax regime.

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From threats of ‘blood on the streets’ to national consensus

In March 2011, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee introduced the Constitution (115th Amendment) Bill to pave the way for the introduction of GST. The Bill was referred to the Standing Committee on Finance, then steered by Yashwant Sinha.

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Ex-Uttarakhand CM Ramesh Pokhriyal authors book on Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The book is titled -‘Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji’ and it will be officially unveiled soon.

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On Pokhran nuke test anniversary, PM Modi hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s courage

Since 1999, May 11 is commemorated as the National Technology Day to mark India’s scientific prowess and technological advancements.